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Using the Settings Screen


This Settings screen is used to configure keyboards and dictionaries. It also has many of the options that are available on the 'Get Started' menu. To access the Settings screen:

Step 1)

Open the Keyman app.

Step 2)

Click the menu for additional options. Select 'Settings'

Each selection on the Keyman Settings screen is described in further detail below:

Installed Languages

This displays the number of installed languages in parentheses (). Click this line for the 'Installed Languages' screen where you can install new keyboards from the catalog.

Add Keyboard from Device

Click on this to install custom keyboard and dictionary packages.

Enable Keyman as system-wide keyboard

By default, installed Keyman keyboards are only available to use within the Keyman app. Click on this setting to bring up the Android system configuration so Keyman can be added as a system-wide keyboard.

Set Keyman as default keyboard

Click on this to bring up the Android system configuration for setting Keyman as the default system-wide keyboard.

Always show banner

This toggle is reserved for future features. When off, the text suggestion banner is only displayed when the dictionary is enabled. The language associated with the keyboard must match the language associated with the dictionary.

Show "Get Started" on startup

When enabled, the Keyman app will display the 'Get Started' screen on app startup.

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